Where can you find over 50 gluten-free and allergy friendly foods, products and services as well as presentations, demos, and lots of like-minded people?   The Gluten-Free Food Allergy Fest of course!   Although the 2-day expo has been around for many years, this was the first year that the GFFAFest was held in Richmond,…

Tiffany Holtzman Founder and Board President of S.A.F.E. – Supplying Allergy Friendly and Emergency – Food Pantry Member of FoodASC since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. My story begins in 2004 when I married my wonderful, supportive husband, Allan. I was forced to quit my…

Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.     Let’s face it, eating out at restaurants can be an enjoyable or exhausting experience.…

Back to school time is always bittersweet for me. While I enjoy the unregimented carefree sun filled days of summer, getting back into our school rhythm brings a welcomed sense of structure and familiarity. Regardless of whether or not I am ready, the school year is about to begin and that means preparation. In our house, back…

Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced. We’ve been having a great time on the Facebook Page and in the Facebook Inner Circle…

Weekly FoodASC Asks- Dining Out Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.   Eating out with food allergies or celiac disease CAN be…

Guests post by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN Sending your child off to school for the first time, whether it is pre-school or kindergarten, is stressful enough. After all, this may be the first time your child has been separated from you for any length of time. Add the fact that your child could potentially have…

Weekly FoodASC Asks- Back to School Welcome to our new weekly post where FoodASC asks YOU, the community,  to share your ideas and tips on a particular topic.  It’s a chance to exchange ideas and share valuable information that you have discovered, written or experienced.     Heading back to school is on the minds…

Susan (Heim) Kelly, BSN, RN Founder of Food Allergy Life & Co-leader of  FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS Food Allergy Support Group FoodASC Member since 2016   Please tell us about yourself and why you are interested in food allergies. My name is Susan Kelly. I am a registered nurse who works for a board certified allergist, as well…